This was our 3rd stay at the Primrose, and we can't say enough good things about it. We visit Bar Harbor and Acadia Park every year, and this is the only place we would consider staying at. Melissa and her staff are amazing; the inn is always clean, everything is in its place and breakfast is great every day. Save your time doing "research", and just stay at the Primrose when you visit Bar Harbor! Can't wait to stay there again!
Beautiful B&B, great location to everything, room was excellent, and the staff was very friendly. Great experience. Breakfast was ok, but seemed like a mass production. More like a hotel. Was expecting a more made to order breakfast, consistent with a B&B.
We had a very nice stay at Primrose Inn - our room was large, the bathroom was large, and we had an additional sitting room for relaxing in. The bed was quite comfortable and our room was perfectly clean. Two minor things that distracted from the stay: 1) People getting up early (3:30 AM) for the Mt. Cadillac sunrise were rather loud. It's an older house and creaks as people walk around on the level above or come down the stairs. Would be good to ask people to walk quietly, close doors quietly, etc, when getting up before 6 AM. 2) Breakfast was good but not filling if you're going to be hiking all day. And for vegetarians, very little protein - mostly waffles, muffins, cereal. I requested but did not receive eggs with my breakfast. So, bring your own supplemental food if you're going to be physically active during the day. Other than that, we greatly enjoyed our stay and I'd definitely go back again. Very friendly and helpful staff made our stay pleasant.
We stayed in one of the cottages and loved it so much reserved both cottages for a visit next year. Great location, wonderful people, and breakfast was more then just a "continental" breakfast. Can't wait to go back.
Our Room at the Ivy Inn was amazing! We were in room #9 which was on the first floor. It was a very large room with a gas fireplace and new bathroom with double sinks. The only downside was that it was across from the kitchen which wasn't a problem for us since the kitchen was quiet by 11 pm. I was with my daughter, but if you were looking for more privacy this might not be the room for you as it was the only one on the main floor adjacent to the bar and on the main hallway to the upstairs. One suggestion for the innkeeper would be to have a coffee station in the lobby or the bar area. We were told to go into the kitchen for morning coffee but it was where the dishes were stored and the workers were working. Another solution would be a pot of coffee delivered to the room (or outside of the room at a designated time) Other than that our experience was excellent and would stay at the Ivy Inn again!
Our first visit to this B&B was in 2015. We loved the location so much we returned in 2016 to elope and most recently returned in 2017 for an anniversary get away. Jack and Jeani are very welcoming hosts. The food and service are excellent and the location is wonderful for observing spectacular sunrises. We've stayed at several B+B's and this one is definitely a favorite.
This stay was a girls birthday trip. The room was clean, well furnished and comfortable. Breakfast was delicious, although if you don't do well with sweets at breakfast let the staff know and they can make sure to have more savory items. I liked the sweets at breakfast so the morning meal was a bright spot in my day. Overall a very nice place to stay in Bar Harbor.
Enjoying the scenery and charm of this unique inn was a wonderful way for us to celebrate a special anniversary. We loved that it is located in a quiet area with the ocean across the street. We had a front room, so listening to the crash of waves every night was fantastic.
Our stay at Acadia's Oceanside Meadows Inn was wonderful. The Inn brings you back to a time gone by as you view the sea from its windows. A respite from today's hustle and bustle world!
My wife and I had a wonderful time. The owner and staff were so friendly. We enjoyed afternoon tea as well as great breakfasts. We were particularly impressed by amenities - right down to a flashlight for night walks and a stamped postcard to send to family. We want to come back!!!
This is a wonderful Inn with outstanding hosts. Beautiful accommodations. Fabulous breakfasts -- made your way. Homemade cookies every afternoon. Located on a quiet one-way street with off street parking and walking distance to all in 'downtown' Bar Harbor. Also hosts were great sources of information. We had a great experience. Highly highly recommended. Thank you again Catherine & Brian.
The Inn at Bay Ledge is just perfect. Jack and Jeannie have thought of everything and make you feel so welcome. From the site, to the beautiful rooms, to the amazing breakfast, it is just perfect. I hope we can return soon,
The hosts were very helpful and congenial. The view from our room and the dining porch was spectacular. We enjoyed walking along the shore, but the steps down to the water are not for the faint-hearted. Sturdy but steep. The breakfasts were delicious, as were the afternoon baked goods set out with tea. We loved our stay and hope to be able to return.
We only had 2 nights here and wish we had stayed longer. The location is great, within walking distance of town and yet in a quiet and comfortable spot. The accommodations are lovely and the innkeepers are first rate. Breakfast was delicious! Would highly recommend staying here!!
A beautiful old house close to the silent bay with very nice and big rooms and outstanding breakfast. Interesting surroundings with good possibilities for easy hiking and a ferry to Acadia national park.
Dan & Barbara stayed in September 2017 Location is great because it close enough to walk to the town center, yet your back from the higher traffic areas by a few blocks. Melissa and team were extremely accommodating and made great recommendations for every element of our stay. I would absolutely stay there again.
This B&B was in a perfect location close enough to town for a short drive but out of the hustle and bustle. Jack and Jeani were great hosts and create a special atmosphere of relaxation. I loved tea and homemade cookies in the afternoon! A beautiful Inn overlooking the bay with steps so you can get down to the ocean as well.
Terrific B&B/Inn experience. The hosts are warm, helpful and gracefully attentive. Nice breakfasts, comfortable beautifully appointed bedroom and just the right amenities. The location is perfect--just off the road that leads to the town's central area and easy walking distance to virtually everything in town. Definitely a Best of Bar Bar Harbor!
My husband and I stayed 4 nights in Cottage 11. Loved the size of this cottage that inlcuded king bed, mini fridge, fireplace and two wingback chairs. Also nice little private porch with two deck chairs. The Inn in conveniently located near all the shops and restaurants in Bar Harbor amd near emtrance to Acadia. The daily breakfasts were delicious and varied, the staff was wonderful and helpful on sights to see. Definitley recommend staying here and we will be back!
Wonderful visit. Rooms were great and the staff provided excellent service. Highly recommend them.
We had a fantastic stay. Our room was beautiful and the outside porch was wonderful at night to sit with a glass of wine. Breakfast was always delicious with choices of sweet and savory. We would definitely stay here again.
We enjoyed the calm and originality of the location on Schoodic Peninsula. We took the boat from Winther Harbour to Bar Harbour - so fine, and rented bicycles. We also had a fine day exploring Schoodic.
I wish we'd have found this place for our entire trip. Clean, friendly, close to all major amenities, quiet. Everything you look for in a vacation stay. The only drawback is the tight parking...